Janthina umbilicata


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  • Bieri, R. 1966. Feeding preferences and rates of the snail, Ianthina prolongata, the barnacle, Lepas anserifera, the nudibranchs, Glaucus atlanticus and Fiona pinnata, and the food web in the marine neuston. Publ. Seto Mar. Biol. Lab. 14: 161-170.
  • Keen, A. M. 1971. Sea shells of tropical West America. Stanford (Stanford University Press): 1-1064, 22 pls.
  • Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina. Dana Rep. 38: 1-41.
  • Mienis, H. K. 1987b. A review of the family Janthinidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda) in connection with the Tekhelet dye. In: The royal purple and the biblical blue Argamen and Tekhelet. (E. Spanier (ed) Keter Publ. House, Jerusalem Ltd: 197-205.
  • Mienis, H. K. 1994. New information concerning Janthina in the Eastern mediterranean (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Janthinidae). Plankt. Newsl. 19.
  • Okutani, T. 1957a. Holoplanktonic Gastropoda in the 'Kuroshio' area, south of Hinshu, May 1955. Rec. oceanogr. Wks. Japan, (NS) Spec. No.: 134-142, 3 figs.
  • Orbigny, A. d' 1836-1846. Voyage dans l'Amérique méridionale (le Brésil, la république orientale de l'Uruguay, la république Argentine, la Patagonie, la république du Chili, la république de Bolivia, la république du Pérou), exécuté pendant les années 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832 et 1833, 5(3). Mollusques. Paris (Bertrand).
    1-48 are from 1835.
    49-184 are from 1836.
    185-376 are from 1837.
    377-408 are from 1840.
    409-488 are from 1841.
    489-758 are from 1846.
    atlas 20 pls is from 1846.
  • Tirmizi, N. M. and Zehra, I. 1983. Study of the eggs of six common prosobranchs of the Pakistani coast. Pakistan J. Zool. 15(1): 39-43.
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  • Yamaji, I. 1991. Illustrations of the marine plankton of Japan. 3°Ed. Hoikusha Publ. Co. Ltd, Osaka.: 1-538.